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The Telegraph Herald Newspaper in Education program promotes and increases our children's literacy by using the newspaper as a teaching tool in the classroom. NIE is a unique way for schools, businesses, community members and the local newspaper to work together in a partnership that benefits us all - now and in the future.

The NIE program continues to grow as our educators face budget cuts causing shortages of necessary classroom materials. The Telegraph Herald meets those needs by providing the newspaper - a living textbook to schools in the tri-state area.

Continue to check the NIE website weekly as events, curriculum ideas and other NIE related activities will be posted. Enjoy your newspaper!

Weekly Lessons (Updated every Monday)


This week's word in the news: BORNE

DEFINITION:

Carried or transported or transmitted by the thing specified.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Boston Public Health Commission is warning of a dangerous rat-borne disease that puts the homeless at “high risk” as the rodent population and encampments boom side by side in Mass and Cass.
The Boston Herald -- 10/18/2021

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: School board meetings or brawls?

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Climate change: Rising seas could imperil major cities in U.S. and around the world

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



5 killed by bow-and-arrow attack in Norway

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes


Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:



Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Police officer accused of telling Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Help students better understand the science behind how vaccines are developed and work within the body with We Engage 4 Health’s comic-style story complete with hands on activities for all age levels

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